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AFSC Applauds US Department of Justice Decision to Reform Halfway Houses and Hold For-Profit Contractors Accountable

Tucson, AZ— Today, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memo that acknowledges the need to “reform federal halfway houses.” Since the 1960’s, halfway houses (now called Residential Re-entry Centers- RRCs) have been used to facilitate a formerly incarcerated person’s transition back into the community. The decision […]

Be afraid, be very afraid…

Happy Halloween! The Treatment Industrial Complex (TIC) has a sneaky costume this year. The disguise itself looks like a humanitarian “alternative” to incarceration. Its goal is tricking taxpayers into believing it offers rehabilitation and second chances. But behind this mask of PR rebranding, the TIC is still out […]